Tag Archive: National Socialism

Lecture: Topography of Terror – A New Exhibit on a Historic Site

The new "Topography of Terror" Exhibition Center (cc) flickr user 96dpi

Friday, January 20, 2012 11:00 am The Gestapo, the SS, and the Reich Main Security office were once housed in the same building just steps away from Potsdamer Platz in the heart of Berlin. Today a permanent exhibition documents apparatus of Nazi persecution. Dr. Andreas Nachama, director of the “Topography of Terror” foundation, will discuss the exhibition’s new permanent home as well as an exhibition coming to the UN.

Video: Joschka Fischer and Norbert Frei, the German Foreign Office and the Nazi Past

Joschka Fischer at Leo Baeck Institute, February 1, 2011 © German Consulate General New York

Excerpts of former German Foreign Minister, Joschka Fischer, and author Norbert Frei discussing “The German Foreign Office and the Past” at LBI. It was the first public discussion of the research initiative and book in New York.

Joschka Fischer Addresses Role of German Foreign Office in Nazi Persecution

Joschka Fischer at Leo Baeck Institute, February 1, 2011 © German Consulate General New York

Former German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer discussed his role as initiator of a commission to investigate the role that German diplomats played in Hitler’s apparatus of persecution. The event, which was the first public discussion of the initiative in the US, was co-sponsored by the American Council on Germany and the New School for Social Research.

Lecture: Joschka Fischer and Norbert Frei “The German Foreign Office and the Nazi Past”

Joschka Fischer was Federal Foreign Minister of Germany from 1998-2005.

Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer appointed an independent commission to investigate the role of the German Foreign Office during the Nazi Regime. He and one of the commission members, Dr. Norbert Frei, will discuss the initiative and the results of the investigation.